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Reflections on the National Conference on Volunteering and Service

The National Conference on Volunteering and Service, held in Atlanta, Georgia from June 16-18, was an amazing experience that can be summed up in three words: Inspiration. 420 more words


South Korean Nsmen Suicide

Two South Korean soldiers serving their national service killed themselves in a successful suicide bid near the DMZ (de-militarised) zone near the North Korean border. 126 more words

South Korea

The SAF's new IPPT system: some thoughts

So the SAF finally changed its IPPT (Individual Physical Proficiency Test) system!. The Straits Times reporter, Jermyn Chow, had reported on it a year ago… 509 more words

Thwarted by IPPT

Hello guys! It’s the usual Sunday blog post where I will talk about this week’s life in NS so far. Are you guys ready? 

The start of the week was kind of like those hell mode difficulty you’ll see in games. 732 more words

Thoughts on IPPT

The Singapore Armed Forces has announced the new Individual Physical Proficiency Test, which comprises 3 stations instead of the old 5 stations. Simply sit-ups, push-ups (not even pull-ups), and the 2.4km run. 841 more words


A 3-day army adventure

Hello guys, I’m back after three days of intense trainings. In case you are wondering why I booked into tekong for only three short days, it was because we were told to take leave for some graduation ceremony. 750 more words

National Service

Nation (re)Building in the "United States"

 This is what I have to say about the “immigration issue” … Let’s keep the immigrants and deport the politicians!

This is just one of the PO’d comments my friend made during the course of a discussion that checked off a long list of problems facing our country.

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